JANUARY


· Accept - Too Mean To Die (Nuclear Blast 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Actually - Predator Romantic (Apollon Records 2021-01-15, LP; add'l notes: Reissue; Also DL (12/18/20) and CD, ltd ed. incl colouring book (100 copies))
· Almeida, Goncalo - Monolgoos A Dois (A New Wave Of Jazz 2021-01-15, LP; add'l notes: )
· Asia Minor - Points of Libration (AMS 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Asphyx - Necroceros (Century Media 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Be The Wolf - Torino (Scarlet Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Beyrodt's Voodoo Circle, Alex - Locked & Loaded (AFM Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bieler, Jason And The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra - Songs For The Apocalypse (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bisbâyé - Le Sens De La Fin / The Sense Of An Ending (Cuneiform Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bjork, Brant - Jacoozzi (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, add'l notes: Repress. Also CD and digital)
· Bjork, Brant - Jalamanta (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. 2LP, Also CD and digital)
· Black Oak Arkansas - Jim Dandy To The Rescue (Cleopatra Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: 7CD set)
· Bloodletter - Funeral Hymns (Petrichor 2021-01-22, ; add'l notes: )
· Bloody Hammers - Songs Of Unspeakable Terror (Napalm Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bolt Thrower - Mercenary (Metal Blade 2021-01-22, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Bolt Thrower - Honour Valor Price (Metal Blade 2021-01-22, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Bolt Thrower - Those Once Loyal (Metal Blade 2021-01-22, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Broughton Band, Edgar - Speak Down The Wires - The Recordings 1975-1982 (Esoteric Recordings 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: 4CD boxset)
· Creye - II (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Crypt Trip - Rootstock (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also CD and digital)
· Curved Air - The Albums 1970-1973 (Esoteric Recordings 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: 4CD clamshell boxset)
· Demon Head - Viscera (Metal Blade 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dragony - Viribus Unitis (Napalm Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dread Sovereign - Alchemical Warfare (Metal Blade 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Duel - Fears Of The Dead (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also digifile and digital)
· Ektomorf - Reborn (Napalm Records 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Forceland - Driven Pace (Mylodon Records 2021-01-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frozen Soul - Crypt Of Ice (Century Media 2021-01-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Grotto - Circle Of Magi (Stickman Records 2021-01-25, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Hackett, Steve - Under A Mediterranean Sky (InsideOut Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hallows Eve - Tales Of Terror (Metal Blade 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Hearts And Hand Grenades - Turning To Ashes (Eclipse Records 2021-01-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· High Reeper - High Reeper (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also CD and digital)
· Holy Toy - Close All Doors (Apollon Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP - black and ltd ed silver/green)
· Interloper - A Revenant Legacy (EP) (Nuclear Blast 2021-01-08, CD; add'l notes: )
· Killer Boogie - Detroit (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also digifile and digital)
· Labyrinth - Welcome To The Absurd Circus (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Legado De Una Tragedia - Britannia (Art Gates Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Magic Kingdom - Symphony Of War (Limb Music 2021-01-25, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Mayall, John - The First Generation 1965-1974 (Madfish Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Ltd ed 5k copies; 35 disc box set)
· Meer - Playing House (Karisma Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Mind Driller - InBolution (Art Gates Records 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: B-sides EP (new, remixes, rare))
· Miss Lava - Doom Machine (Small Stone Music 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and and digital; ltd ed LP avail from Kozmik Artifactz)
· Morus - ...Y El Origen Del Universo? (Mylodon Records 2021-01-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Motörhead - Iron Horse / Born To Lose (Cleopatra Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nebula - To The Center (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also CD and digital)
· Needlepoint - Walking Up The Valley (BJK Music 2021-01-29, DL; add'l notes: Digital album via band's Bandcamp, LP from Stickman Records)
· Nervosa - Perpetual Chaos (Napalm Records 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nightfall - Parade Into Centuries (Season Of Mist 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Nightfall - Macabre Sunsets (Season Of Mist 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Nightfall - Athenian Echoes + Eons Aura EP (Season Of Mist 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Notwist, The - Vertigo Days (Morr Music 2021-01-29, LP; add'l notes: 2LP, also CD and digital)
· Phantom Elite - Titantium (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pink Cigs - Pink Cigs (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-11, LP; add'l notes: Repress. Also CD)
· Royal Hunt - Dystopia (North Point Productions 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
· Royal Hunt - Dystopia (NorthPoint Productions 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP, and dlx 2CD boxset (rel 12/2020 in JP by King Records))
· Saor - Guardians (Season Of Mist 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Remixed, remastered w/bonus, also LP)
· Schenker Group, Michael - Immortal (Nuclear Blast 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Serries, Dirk - Solo Acoustic Guitar Improvisations I (A New Wave Of Jazz 2021-01-15, LP; add'l notes: )
· Snyman, Evert - Hot Mess (Mongrel Records 2021-01-22, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Sonic Flower - Sonic Flower (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-22, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Sonic Flower - Rides Again (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-29, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Sumokem - Prajnaparadha (Cursed Tongue Records 2021-01-29, LP; add'l notes: )
· Switchblade Jesus - Death Hymns (Cursed Tongue Records 2021-01-29, LP; add'l notes: )
· Therion - Leviathan (Nuclear Blast 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Trial - Sisters Of The Moon (EP) (Metal Blade 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: 2-track EP)
· Tribulation - Where The Gloom Becomes Sound (Century Media 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Metal Blade in NA, CM rest of world)
· Tribulation - Where The Gloom Becomes Sound (Metal Blade 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: North America only; Century Media rest of the world)
· Turilli, Luca - The Ancient Forest Of Elves EP (Limb Music 2021-01-08, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Various Artists - Bad Elephant Music 2020/21 Sampler (Bad Elephant 2021-01-01, DL; add'l notes: Digital only)
· Verte, Lueer - Crystalica (Apollon Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Also ltd LP (transparent purple marble))
· W.E.T. - Retransmission (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wakeman, Rick - Two Sides Of Yes (Cleopatra Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wardruna - Kvitravn (Self-release 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: postponed from Jun 5 2020)
· Wedge - Like No Tomorrow (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-01-15, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Weedpecker - Weedpecker (Stickman Records 2021-01-25, LP; add'l notes: Remastered reissue)
· Werewolves - What A Time To Be Alive (Prosthetic Records 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wig Wam - Never Say Die (Frontiers Music 2021-01-22, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wilson, Steven - The Future Bites (Self-released 2021-01-29, CD; add'l notes: Also cassette, LP (red vinyl, black vinyl), BR, ltd ed. box set,)
· Winterage - The Inheritance Of Beauty (Scarlet Records 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: Scarlet Records)
· Zsk - Ende Der Welt (Century Media 2021-01-15, CD; add'l notes: )
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FEBRUARY


· 16 / Grime - Doom Sessions Vol 3 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-02-26, LP; add'l notes: Split.)
· 3 DreAms NeVer Dream - Another Vivid Detail (My Kingdom Music 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: Also digital)
· 3.2 - Third Impression (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· 35 Tapes - Home (Apollon Records 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Airey And Friends, Don - Live In Hamburg (earMusic 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Almighty, The - Powertrippin' (HNE Recordings 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD expanded edition)
· Angelus Apatrida - Angelus Apatrida (Century Media 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Arc Of Life - Arc Of Life (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: feat. Yes' Jon Davison, Billy Sherwood and Jay Schellen)
· Barbieri, Richard - Under A Spell (Kscope 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Be Bop Deluxe - Drastic Plastic (Esoteric Recordings 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD remastered and expanded)
· Be Bop Deluxe - Drastic Plastic (Esoteric Recordings 2021-02-26, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 4CD/DVD Deluxe boxset)
· Bonfire - Roots (AFM Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Caligonaut - Magnified As Giants (Apollon Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Calvert, Robert - The Last Star Fighter (Cleopatra Records 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Calvert tracks covered by other artists)
· Chmcl Str8jckt - Drk Prgrssn (Cleopatra Records 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Church Of Misery - Vol 1 (Totem Cat Records 2021-02-08, LP; add'l notes: Ltd eds w/+7-inch)
· Crest Of Darkness - The God Of Flesh (My Kingdom Music 2021-02-26, LP; add'l notes: Reissue on vinyl)
· Cult Of Luna - The Raging River EP (Red Creek 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: Dist. by Metal Blade and Season Of Mist)
· Culted - Nous (Season Of Mist 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Depths Of Hatred - Inheritance (Prosthetic Records 2021-02-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dozer - Vultures EP (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-02-12, LP; add'l notes: w/bonus track. also CD)
· Dozer - Through The Eyes Of Heathens (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-02-19, LP; add'l notes: Repress.)
· Dozer - Beyond Colossal (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-02-19, LP; add'l notes: Repress.)
· Dragony - Veribus Unitus (Limb Music 2021-02-06, CD; add'l notes: )
· Durbin - The Beast Awakens (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Edoma - Immemorial Existence (Petrichor 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Also LP, MC)
· Einherjer - North Star (Napalm Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Einherjer - Dragons Of The North (Napalm Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Remastered, Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Emptiness - Vide (Season Of Mist 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Epica - Omega (Nuclear Blast 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Esche - Leuchtfeuer (Napalm Records 2021-02-05, DL; add'l notes: Digital only album, avail thru NR's bandcamp page)
· Everdawn - Cleopatra (Sensory Records 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· Evergrey - Escape Of The Phoenix (AFM Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also LP - ltd. ed pic LP (5oo), ltd crystal clear (500), ltd. clear red (1000), ltd ed org/blk (100, AFM only) and ltd ed artbook...)
· Goat The Head - Strictly Physical (Crispin Glover Records 2021-02-12, LP; add'l notes: ultra ltd incl CD)
· God Is An Astronaut - Ghost Tapes #10 (Napalm Records 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Hoekstra's 13, Joel - Running Games (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· In Tormentata Quiete - Krononota (My Kingdom Music 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Also ltd ed boxset and digital)
· Inglorious - We Will Ride (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Iotunn - Access All Words (Metal Blade 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kerslake, Lee - Eleventeen (HNE Recordings 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Komatsu - Rose Of Jericho (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-02-05, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Korpiklaani - Jylhä (Nuclear Blast 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kreek - Kreek (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kurushimi - Chaos Remains (Art As Catharsis 2021-02-26, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Lake Of Tears - Ominous (AFM Records 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Low Hums - 2021 Volume 1 - The Learning Tape (Self-released 2021-02-05, DL; add'l notes: )
· Lukather, Steve - I Found The Sun Again (The Players Club/Mascot Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Lynyrd Skynyrd - Nothing Comes Easy 1991-2012 (HNE Recordings 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: 5CD clamsheel box)
· Magic Kingdom - Metallic Tragedy (Limb Music 2021-02-06, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Major Parkinson - Twilight Cinema (Apollon Records 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Also colored LP)
· McBannon, Jack - True Stories (Napalm Records 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Melvins - Hostile Ambrient Takeover (Ipecac 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Melvins - Working With God (Ipecac 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Melvins - Gluey Porch Treatments (Ipecac 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: reissue)
· Moonspell - Hermitage (Napalm Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Motorhead - Live To Win (Cleopatra Records 2021-02-19, LP; add'l notes: )
· Nepal Death - Nepal Death (Self-released 2021-02-19, DL; add'l notes: Also LP, CD dist. by Kommunz)
· Nightfall - Lesbian Show (Season Of Mist 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Nightfall - Diva Futura + Electronegative EP (Season Of Mist 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Nova Hawks - Redemption (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pretty Reckless, The - Death By Rock And Roll (Century Media 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Prog Collective - Worlds On Hold (Purple Pyramid 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Raven Sad - The Leaf And The Wing (Lizard Records 2021-02-03, CD; add'l notes: Also digital)
· Riverside - Out Of Myself (InsideOut Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Sacred Reich - Ignorance (Metal Blade 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Sacred Reich - Surf Nicaragua (Metal Blade 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Sacred Reich - The American Way (Metal Blade 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Reissue, also LP)
· Sarin - You Can't Go Back (Prosthetic Records 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Simulacrum - Genesis (Frontiers Music 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sirenia - Riddles, Ruins & Revelations (Napalm Records 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Strawbs - Settlement (Esoteric Antenna 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Summoning The Lich - United In Chaos (Prosthetic Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Surut - Surut (Petrichor 2021-02-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Temperence - Melodies Of Green And Blue (Napalm Records 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: Also DL via NR's Bandcamp page)
· Thumbscrew - Never Is Enough (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Toe Fat - Bad Side Of The Moon - An Anthology 1970-1972 (Esoteric Recordings 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD remastered set)
· Transatlantic - The Absolute Universe - The Ultimate Edition (InsideOut Music 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: 5LPs, 3CDs & a Blu-ray that includes a special mix that combines both versions into a third unique version...)
· Transatlantic - The Absolute Universe - The Breath Of Life (InsideOut Music 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: 1CD (abridged version))
· Transatlantic - The Absolute Universe - Forevermore (InsideOut Music 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: 2CD (extended version))
· Tusmøke - Nordisk Krim (Karisma Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD)
· Van Giersbergen, Anneke - The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest (InsideOut Music 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Various Artists - The State Of Trans-Tasman Post-Rock (Art As Catharsis 2021-02-10, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Warwick, Ricky - When Life Was Hard & Fast (Nuclear Blast 2021-02-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Williams, Joseph - Denizen Tenant (The Players Club/Mascot Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP, digital)
· Wolffpack - Wolffpack (Mascot Records 2021-02-05, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Zero To Nothing - Limits Of Temptation (Art Gates Records 2021-02-26, CD; add'l notes: )
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MARCH


· 1782 - From The Graveyard (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-03-26, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· A Cloud Of Ravens - Another Kind Of Midnight (Cleopatra Records 2021-03-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Acid Mammoth - Caravan (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-03-05, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Acid Mammoth - Acid Mammoth (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-03-12, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Anchoress, The - The Art Of Losing (Kscope 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and ltd 3CD dlx edition w/dlx 48 pg bk and more...)
· Andeson, Jon - Olias Of Sunhillow (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD remastered, expanded)
· Archangel - Third Warning (AMS 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· As Everything Unfolds - Within Each Lies The Other (Long Branch Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Atkins, Ronnie - One Shot (Frontiers Music 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Autarkh - Form In Motion (Season Of Mist 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Aziola Cry - The Ironic Divide (Sensory Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· Baest - Necro Sapiens (Century Media 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Band Of Spice - By The Corner Of Tomorrow (Scarlet Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: Scarlet Records)
· Black Heart Death Cult, The - Sonic Mantras (Kozmik Artifactz 2021-03-26, LP; add'l notes: Also digital)
· Blackmore's Night - Nature's Light (earMusic 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Borden, David - Heaven-Kept Soul (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Borden, Gabriel - Borden On Borden: Gabriel Borden Plays David Borden (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Butterfly - Doorways Of Time (Petrichor 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Conan - Live At Freak Valley (Napalm Records 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cosmic Reaper - Cosmic Reaper (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-03-19, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Crown, The - Royal Destroyer (Metal Blade 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dawn Ahead - Fallen Anthems (Art Gates Records 2021-03-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Demande A La Poussiere - Quietude Hostile (My Kingdom Music 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dntel - The Seas Trees See (Morr Music 2021-03-26, LP; add'l notes: Also digital)
· Dvne - Etemen &Aelig;nka (Metal Blade 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enforced - Kill Grid (Century Media 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enforcer - Live By Fire II (Nuclear Blast 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Eyehategod - A History Of Nomadic Behavior (Century Media 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fuath - II (Season Of Mist 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Getter Premonition, Jane - Anomalia (Esoteric Antenna 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Global Village Trucking Company - Smiling Revolution (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD remastered anthology)
· Gowen, Alan & Hugh Hopper with Nigel Morris - Bracknell - Bresse Improvisations (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Greenleaf - Echoes From A Mass (Napalm Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Heleven - Into The Oceans (Art Gates Records 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hensley, Ken - My Book Of Answers (Cherry Red 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Hirsch Effekt, The - Gregaer EP (Long Branch Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Issa - Queen Of Broken Hearts (Frontiers Music 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kane, Chez - Chez Kane (Frontiers Music 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Krantz, Wayne - Music Room 1985 (Abstract Logix 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lamb Of God - Live In Richmond, VA (Nuclear Blast 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Marianas Rest - Fata Morgana (Napalm Records 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· MartYriuM - Lamia Satanica (Art Gates Records 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· McKechnie, Simon - Retro (Bad Elephant 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Metalite - A Virtual World (AFM Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· MorphiuM - The Fall (Art Gates Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nightfall - At Night We Prey (Season Of Mist 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Nirvana - Song Life (Madfish Records 2021-03-05, LP; add'l notes: 6LP dlx boxset (this is the 60s Brit Psych/Prog band))
· Odd Dimension - The Blue Dawn (Scarlet Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: Scarlet Records)
· Orden Ogan - Final Days (AFM Records 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pupil Slicer - Mirrors (Prosthetic Records 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: Also LP, Cass)
· Saga - Symmetry (earMusic 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Savage & Spies - The Human Centipede (AMS 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Skold - Dies Irae (Cleopatra Records 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sonic Flower - Sonic Flower (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-03-08, LP; add'l notes: Repress.)
· Spirit - Son Of America (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: 3CD remastered, expanded)
· Stewart, Al - Year Of The Cat (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: 2CD remastered & expanded)
· Stewart, Al - Year Of The Cat (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 3CD/1DVD 45th Anniversary Ltd Ed Boxset, remastered)
· Suburban Savages - Demagogue Days (Apollon Records 2021-03-03, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sunstorm - Afterlife (Frontiers Music 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· T2 - It'll All Work Out In Boomland (Esoteric Recordings 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: 3CD digipak)
· Tempe - The Ashes Belong To You (Art As Catharsis 2021-03-22, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Townsend, Devin - Devolution Series #1 - Acoustically Inclined, Live In Leeds (InsideOut Music 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Trollfest - Happy Heroes (EP) (Napalm Records 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· U.D.O. - Live In Bulgaria 2020 - Pandemic Survival Show (AFM Records 2021-03-19, CD/DVD; add'l notes: CD/DVD, CD/BR, and very ltd ed. vinyl (audio only))
· U.D.O. - Live In Bulgaria 2020 (AFM Records 2021-03-19, CD; add'l notes: )
· Utbyrd - Barskrik (Petrichor 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Volbeat - The Strenth / The Sound / The Songs (15th Anniversary Edition) (Mascot Records 2021-03-26, LP; add'l notes: Ltd ed)
· Wehrmacht - Shark Attack (Hammerheart 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wehrmacht - Biermächt (Hammerheart 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· White Void - Anti (Nuclear Blast 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Windir - Sognametal Legacy (Season Of Mist 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: Boxset; Includes: Soknardalr, Arntor, 1184 and Likferd (wooden box, ltd to 1184 copies))
· Witherfall - Curse Of Autumn (Century Media 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wolf King - The Path Of Wrath (Prosthetic Records 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wolfheart - Skull Soldiers EP (Napalm Records 2021-03-05, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wythersake - Antiquity (Scarlet Records 2021-03-26, CD; add'l notes: )
· Zombie, Rob - The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy (Nuclear Blast 2021-03-12, CD; add'l notes: )
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APRIL


· Altarage - Succumb (Season Of Mist 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Anderson, Jon - Animation (Esoteric Recordings 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Remastered, expanded)
· Arion - Vultures Die Alone (AFM Records 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Babymetal - 10 Babymetal Years (earMusic 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Benthos - II (Eclipse Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bewitcher - Cursed Be Thy Kingdom (Century Media 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Black Orchid Empire - Live In The Studio EP (Long Branch Records 2021-04-16, DL; add'l notes: )
· Black Plastic - Club Grotesque (Cleopatra Records 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bodom After Midnight - Paint The Sky With Blood (Napalm Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Body Void - Bury Me Beneath This Rotting Earth (Prosthetic Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: Also LP, cass)
· Bongzilla - Weedsconsin (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-04-20, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Bongzilla / Tons - Doom Sessions Vol 4 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-04-23, LP; add'l notes: Split. Also CD and digital)
· Cannibal Corpse - Violence Unimagined (Metal Blade 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Capra - In Transmission (Metal Blade 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ciccada - Harvest (Bad Elephant 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: LP avail from Sound Effect Records)
· Coevality - Multiple Personalities (Self-released 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cropper, Steve - Fire It Up (Mascot Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· De Press - Body Manifest (Apollon Records 2021-04-23, LP; add'l notes: Also ltd ed. white vinyl)
· Desertion Trio - Numbers Maker (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Devil Sold His Soul - Loss (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dobbeltgjenger - Smooth Failing (Karisma Records 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dragonfly - Zeitgeist Instrumentales (Art Gates Records 2021-04-09, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Earthless - Live In The Mojave Desert - Vol 1 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-04-02, LP; add'l notes: Also CD)
· End Machine, The - Phase 2 (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Endseeker - Mount Carcass (Metal Blade 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Evile - Hell Unleashed (Napalm Records 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Filthy Hippies - Departures (Mongrel Records 2021-04-23, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· FM - Tough It Out Live (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Forest Evil - Into The Woods (Self-released 2021-04-30, DL; add'l notes: Digital album; ltd ed LP from Kozmik Artifactz)
· Frayle - Live At House Of Wills (Self-released 2021-04-02, DL; add'l notes: )
· Friedman, Marty - Tokyo Jukebox 3 (The Players Club/Mascot Records 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· From Sorrow To Serenity - Trifecta (EP) (Long Branch Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frozen Crown - Winterbane (Scarlet Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Godhead Lizard - V838 (Self-released 2021-04-30, DL; add'l notes: Digital album; ltd ed LP from Kozmik Artifactz)
· Gojira - Fortitude (Roadrunner Records 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Green Pajamas, The - Box Of Secrets: Northern Gothic 2 (Sound Effect Records 2021-04-23, LP; add'l notes: 2LP)
· Grim Comet - Afterlife (Instrumental Version) (Art Gates Records 2021-04-09, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Gwydion - Gwydion - The Instrumentals (Art Gates Records 2021-04-16, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Hideous Divinity - LV-426 (Century Media 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Horndal - Lake Drinker (Prosthetic Records 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Icon Of Sin - Icon Of Sin (Frontiers Music 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Infinite & Divine - Infinite & Divine (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lion's Daughter, The - Skin Show (Season Of Mist 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Liquid Tension Experiment - LTE3 (InsideOut Music 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Måneskjold - Sølvhjerneskaller (Kommun 2 2021-04-16, LP; add'l notes: Also CD, digital)
· Marillion - Marbles (Kscope Music 2021-04-30, LP; add'l notes: Reissue as a gatefold)
· Melodius Deite - Elysium Instrumental (Art Gates Records 2021-04-16, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Moore, Gary - How Blue Can You Get (Provogue 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Motorjesus - Hellbreaker (AFM Records 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Motorpsycho - Kingdom Of Oblivion (Stickman Records 2021-04-16, LP; add'l notes: 2LP, CD and digital)
· Myrath - Live In Carthage (earMusic 2021-04-17, CD/DVD; add'l notes: )
· Nebula - Live In The Mojave Desert - Vol 2 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-04-09, LP; add'l notes: Also CD)
· Oceans - We Are Nøt Okay (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ozric Tentacles - Vitamin Enhanced (Kscope Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: Remastered and released as 6-cd set w/book,)
· Pain Of Salvation - 12:5 (InsideOut Music 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Reissue; also 2LP out Jun 8 2021)
· Papir - Jams (Stickman Records 2021-04-30, LP; add'l notes: 2LP)
· Poverty's No Crime - A Secret To Hide (Metalville 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Also ltd ed LP)
· Primal Fear - I Will Be Gone (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: 5-track single)
· Rare Bird - Beautiful Scarlet - The Recordings 1969-1975 (Esoteric Recordings 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: 6CD Box set remastered)
· Renaissance - 50th Anniversary Ashes Are Burning - An Anthology - Live In Concert (Esoteric Antenna 2021-04-30, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 2CD, DVD + BR box set)
· Ring Van Mobius - Past The Evening Sun (Apollon Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· RiseuP - Destructive Machine's Chilling Time 3:27 (Eclipse Records 2021-04-24, CD; add'l notes: )
· RPWL - God Has Failed - Live & Personal (Gentle Art Of Music 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: Also LP, BR, DVD)
· Sabaton - The Royal Guard (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sacred Oath - Return Of The Dragon (Angel Thorne Music 2021-04-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Saga - The Best Of Saga: All Hits Since 1978 (earMusic 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· ScreaMachine - ScreaMachine (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Severant - Closure (Lay Bare Recordings 2021-04-09, LP; add'l notes: 10-inch 2-track EP, also DL)
· Shape Of Water - Livestream From Mars (Eclipse Records 2021-04-12, CD; add'l notes: )
· Slamer, Jack - Live At Hardstudios (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Spirit Mother - Live In The Mojave Desert - Vol 3 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-04-16, LP; add'l notes: Also CD)
· Stranger, The - Kaleidoscope (Wild Thing Records 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Sweet Oblivion feat. Geoff Tate - Relentless (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sylvan, Nad - Spiritus Mundi (InsideOut Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: Also LP+CD+Digital)
· Temple Balls - Pyromide (Frontiers Music 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tetrarch - Unstable (Napalm Records 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Third Grade, The - Of Fire And Ashes Pt II Instrumental Version (Art Gates Records 2021-04-23, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Treatment, The - Waiting For Good Luck (Frontiers Music 2021-04-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Various Artists - Fangs Volume 3 (Mongrel Records 2021-04-16, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Velkhanos - The Wrath Instrumental (Art Gates Records 2021-04-23, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Vexillum - When Good Men Go To War (Scarlet Records 2021-04-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vintage Caravan, The - Monuments (Napalm Records 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vreid - Wild North West (Season Of Mist 2021-04-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wednesday 13 - Necrophaze-Antidote (EP) (Nuclear Blast 2021-04-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Yuri Gagarin - Yuri Gagarin (Sound Effect Records 2021-04-09, LP; add'l notes: Reissue; also CD)
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MAY


· Acid's Trip - Strings Of Soul (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-05-07, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Acolyte - Entropy (Wild Thing Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Alestorm - Live In Tilburg (Napalm Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Alluvial - Sarcoma (Nuclear Blast 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Almost Dead - Brutal Onslaught (Art Gates Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· An Autumn For Crippled Children - As The Morning Dawns We Close Our Eyes (Prosthetic Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Artillery - X (Metal Blade 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Aurium - The Second Sun Instrumental (Art Gates Records 2021-05-14, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
· Bala - Maieza (Century Media 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bloodbound - Creatures Of The Dark Realm (AFM Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bottle & The Multiple, Billie - The Other Place (Bad Elephant 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Burning Witches - The Witch Of The North (Nuclear Blast 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Caliban - Zeitgeister (Century Media 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: Also LP+CD)
· Cirith Ungol - Half Part Human EP (Metal Blade 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Cvlt Ov The Svn - We Are The Dragon (Napalm Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Djabe & Steve Hackett - The Journey Continues (Esoteric Antenna 2021-05-28, CD/DVD; add'l notes: 2CD/1DVD)
· Dunbarrow - Dunbarrow III (Blues For The Red Sun 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and digital)
· Earthless - Live In The Mojave Desert (Nuclear Blast 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Egypt - Egypt (Totem Cat Records 2021-05-03, LP; add'l notes: )
· Ember, The Ash, The - Fixation (Prosthetic Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Eskimo Callboy - MMXXS - Hypa Hypa Edition (Century Media 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Evership - The Uncrowned King - Act 1 (Atkinsong Productions 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· False Memories - The Last Night Of Fall (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frank, Herman - Two For A Lie (AFM Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Frayle - Remix EP (Self-released 2021-05-07, DL; add'l notes: )
· Frost* - Day And Age (InsideOut Music 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Ganga, Arvind & Riccardo Margona - Ballads From The Wrecked Ship (A New Wave Of Jazz 2021-05-03, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· Gerard, Pierre - Pieces of Apparatus (A New Wave Of Jazz 2021-05-03, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· Ghost Iris - Comatose (Long Branch Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Glen - Pull! (Sound Effect Records 2021-05-14, LP; add'l notes: )
· Goad - La Belle Dame (My Kingdom Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and digital)
· Gozu - Revival (Metal Blade 2021-05-14, DL; add'l notes: Digital reissue via Blacklight Media Records)
· Guardian Of Lightning - Live At Cosmos Tree (Eclipse Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Havamal - The Shadow Chapter (Art Gates Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Higher Reeper / Hippie Death Cult - Doom Sessions Vol 5 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-05-14, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Hippie Death Cult - 111 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-05-21, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Hippie Death Cult - Circle Of Days (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-05-21, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Impure Wilhelmina - Antidote (Season Of Mist 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· It Bites - Map Of The Past (InsideOut Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· It Bites - The Tall Ships (InsideOut Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Jack O' The Clock - Leaving California (Cuneiform Recorsd 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Jordsjø - Pastoralia (Karisma Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Jump - The Myth Remastered (Self released 2021-05-30, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kansas - Point Of Know Return Live & Beyond (InsideOut Music 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Kardashev - The Baring Of Shadows (Metal Blade 2021-05-07, LP; add'l notes: Reissue, also digital)
· Kataan - Kataan (Prosthetic Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Kayak - Out Of This World (InsideOut Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP+CD+Digital (out Jun 8, 2021))
· Kennedy, Myles - The Ides Of March (Napalm Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Khandra - All Occupied By Sole Death (Season Of Mist 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Levara - Levara (Mascot Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Liquid Steel - Mountains Of Madness (Metalizer Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lucid Sins - Cursed! (Totem Cat Records 2021-05-03, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Marigold, The - Apostate (Sound Effect Records 2021-05-28, LP; add'l notes: )
· Marillion - With Friends At St. David's (earMusic 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· McAuley, Robin - Standing On The Edge (Frontiers Music 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Monster Magnet - A Better Dystopia (Napalm Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Obsolete Theory - Dawnfall (My Kingdom Music 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Olsen, Endre - Baklengs Tebake (Apollon Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: LP+CD out 5/28; also DL)
· Overlloud - Splendor Solis (Metalizer Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Patto - Give It All Away - The Albums 1970-1973 (Esoteric Antenna 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: 4CD Boxset)
· Pessimist - Cult Of Initiated (Season Of Mist 2021-05-14, LP; add'l notes: Reissue w/bonus)
· Procol Harum - Missing Persons (Alive Forever) EP (Esoteric Antenna 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Revocation - Deathless (Metal Blade 2021-05-12, LP; add'l notes: Reissue, available only via MB's Bandcamp site (thru 6/12/21))
· Rising Insane - Porcelain Acoustic EP (Long Branch Records 2021-05-14, DL; add'l notes: )
· Robots Of The Ancient World - Mystic Godess (Small Stone Records 2021-05-21, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Ruphus - Manmade (Karisma Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Samurai Of Prog, The - The Lady And The Lion (And Other Grimm Tales I) (Seacrest Oy 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Satyricon - The Shadowthorne (Napalm Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Satyricon - Dark Medieval Times (Napalm Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Save The World - Two (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Save The World - One (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Scar Of The Sun - Inertia (Napalm Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Seth - La Morsure De Christ (Season Of Mist 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Seventh Crystal - Delirium (Frontiers Music 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Silve Lake By Esa Holopainen - Silver Lake By Esa Holopainen (Nuclear Blast 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Skeletal Remains - Desolate Isolation - 10th Anniversary Edition (Century Media 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and LP+CD)
· Skeletal Remains - Condemed To Misery (Century Media 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: Re-issue w/bonus)
· Skeletal Remains - Beyond The Flesh (Century Media 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: Re-issue w/bonus)
· Sonic Haven - Vagabond (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Spiro, Mark - Travelling Cowboys (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Stone Eye, The - South Of The Sun (Eclipse Records 2021-05-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Stormrule - Under The Burning Eclipse (Napalm Records 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Subterranean Masquerade - Mountain Fever (Sensory Records 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP, digital)
· Sumo Cyco - Initiation (Napalm Records 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sunbomb - Evil And Divine (Frontiers Music 2021-05-14, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sylvan - One To Zero (Gentle Art Of Music 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tangerine Dream - Chandra: The Phantom Ferry - Part 1 (Kscope Music 2021-05-07, LP; add'l notes: Remastered and reissued as 2LP)
· Thundermother - Heat Wave Deluxe Edition (AFM Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tommy's Rocktrip - Beat Up By Rock N' Roll (Frontiers Music 2021-05-07, CD; add'l notes: )
· Trick Or Treat - The Unlocked Songs (Scarlet Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Various Artists - Heavy Psych Sounds Sampler - Volume VII (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-05-28, DL; add'l notes: Digital and digifile)
· Various Artists - Metal Massacre XV (Metal Blade 2021-05-21, LP; add'l notes: Also digital)
· Various Artists - VMP Anthology: The Story Of Metal Blade (Vinyl Me, Please 2021-05-01, LP; add'l notes: 8-album, 9-disc set on 180g 2-coloured splatter vinyl...)
· Vexed - Culling Culture (Napalm Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· Vola - Witness (Mascot Records 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: Also ltd ed LP)
· Voronoi - The Last Three Seconds (Art As Catharsis 2021-05-05, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Vulture - Dealin' Death (Metal Blade 2021-05-21, CD; add'l notes: )
· White Moth Black Butterfly - The Cost Of Dreaming (Kscope Music 2021-05-28, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wilkinson, Alan & Dirk Serries - One In The Eye (A New Wave Of Jazz 2021-05-03, CD; add'l notes: Also DL)
· Wolverine - A Darkened Sun (EP) (Sensory Records 2021-05-14, DL; add'l notes: Digital album)
· Xeno - Sojourn Instrumental (Art Gates Records 2021-05-07, DL; add'l notes: Instrumental version of their album, as stream)
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JUNE


· Airbag - Identity (Karisma Records 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Remaster (also in digisleeve))
· Anaal Nathrakh - The Codex Necro (Metal Blade 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Reissue; also LP)
· Anaal Nathrakh - Total Fucking Necro (Metal Blade 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Reissue; also LP)
· Apollo80 - Beautiful Beautiful Desolation (Sound Effect Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Also LP; ltd ed LP from Kozmik Artifactz)
· Arabs In Aspic - Progeria (Karisma Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Arabs In Aspic - Far Out In Aradabia (Karisma Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Arabs In Aspic - Strange Frame Of Mind (Karisma Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Behemoth - Evangelion (Metal Blade 2021-06-11, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Big Hogg - Pageant Of Beasts (Bad Elephant 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Bonamassa, Joe - Now Serving: Royal Tea Live From The Ryman (Mascot Records 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP, BR, DVD)
· Can - Live In Stuttgart 1975 (Spoon Records 2021-06-21, CD; add'l notes: 2CD, also 3LP or digital)
· Chalice Of Sin - Chalice Of Sin (Frontiers Music 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Chassm - Falling Forever (Art As Catharsis 2021-06-24, LP; add'l notes: Also digital)
· Ciccada - Harvest (Sound Effect Records 2021-06-04, LP; add'l notes: Also CD avail from Bad Elephant)
· Crowne - Kings In The North (Frontiers Music 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Crypta - Echoes Of The Soul (Napalm Records 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· D.R.I. - Four Of A Kind (Metal Blade 2021-06-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· D.R.I. - Thrash Zone (Metal Blade 2021-06-18, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Day Of The Beast, The - Indisputably Carnivorous (Prosthetic Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· De Press - Product (Apollon Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Reissued, also LP)
· De Press - Block To Block (Apollon Records 2021-06-21, LP; add'l notes: Re-issue for 40th Anniversary; also DL and ltd ed. white vinyl, ltd ed red vinyl)
· Dead Witches / Witchthroat Serpent - Doom Sessions Vol 666 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-06-18, LP; add'l notes: Split. Also CD and digital)
· Delving - Hirschbrunnen (Stickman Records 2021-06-11, LP; add'l notes: 2LP, also CD)
· Den Der Hale - Harsyra (Sound Effect Records 2021-06-11, LP; add'l notes: )
· Desaster - Churches Without Saints (Metal Blade 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· DeYoung, Dennis - 26East: Volume 2 (Frontiers Music 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Dream Theater - Lost But Not Forgotten: Images & Words: Live In Japan 2017 (InsideOut Music 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP+CD)
· Enslaved - Below The Lights (Cinematic Tour 2020) (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enslaved - Chronicles Of The Northbound (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enslaved - The Rise Of Ymir (Verftet Online Festival 2020) (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Enslaved - Utgard - The Journey Within (Cinematic Tour 2020) (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fear Factory - Aggression Continuum (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Flotsam and Jetsam - Blood In The Water (AFM Records 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Fractal Universe - The Impassable Horizon (Metal Blade 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Gilbert, Paul - Werewolves Of Portland (Mascot Records 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Go Ahead And Die - Go Ahead And Die (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Goblin - L'Alba Dei Morti Viventi/La Caccia (AMS 2021-06-12, LP; add'l notes: Ltd ed on white/pink mixed brain coloured vinyl)
· Goblin - Greatest Hits Vol. 2 1979-2001 (AMS 2021-06-12, LP; add'l notes: Ltd ed on fluo green vinyl)
· Hammer King - Hammer King (Napalm Records 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Heads, The - Relaxing With... (Silver Jubilee Edition) (Roster Rock 2021-06-25, LP; add'l notes: Reissue for 25th anniv., 2LP (LP 2 - live BBC))
· Helloween - Helloween (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hilli, Kent - The Rumble (Frontiers Music 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hiraes - Solitary (Napalm Records 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Interloper - Search Party (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Josiah - Out Of The First Rays (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-06-11, LP; add'l notes: Also digital)
· King Buffalo - The Burden Of Restlessness (Rock Freaks Records 2021-06-04, LP; add'l notes: Also digital at band's Bandcamp)
· Klone - Alive (Kscope Music 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Also LP, incl ltd ed silver vinyl)
· L'Alba Di Morrigan - I'm Gold, I'm God (My Kingdom Music 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lacuna Coil - Live From The Apocalypse (Century Media 2021-06-25, CD/DVD; add'l notes: CD+DVD, Also 2LP)
· Lacuna Coil - Unleashed Memories (Alone Records 2021-06-25, LP; add'l notes: 2nd album (2001) now on vinyl)
· Light The Torch - You Will Be The Death Of Me (Nuclear Blast 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lucifer - Gone With The Wind Is My Love (Century Media 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· One Desire - One Night Only - Live In Helsinki (Frontiers Music 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Pessimist - Blood For The Gods (Season Of Mist 2021-06-11, LP; add'l notes: Reissue w/bonus)
· Reeder, Scott - Tunnelvision Brilliance (Alone Records 2021-06-18, LP; add'l notes: )
· Reinforcer - Prince of The Tribes (Scarlet Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Samurai Of Prog, The - The White Snake (And Other Grimm Tales II) (Seacrest Oy 2021-06-01, CD; add'l notes: )
· Shun - Shun (Small Stone Records 2021-06-04, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Social Disorder - Love 2 Be Hated (AFM Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Sojourner - Perennial (EP) (Napalm Records 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: )
· Stöner - Stoners Rule (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-06-25, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Subway To Sally - Eisheilige Nacht - Back To Lindenpark (Napalm Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: A5 mediabook (2CD+DVD+BR), also 3LP+DVD (blk vinyl) and dlx linen bag edition)
· Terra Odium - Ne Plus Ultra (Frontiers Music 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: )
· Thy Catafalque - Vadak (Season Of Mist 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Thy Kingdom Will Burn - Thy Kingdom Will Burn (Scarlet Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tiegen, Ole - Aske Og Jord (Apollon Records 2021-06-02, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and Digital)
· Tolkki's Avalon, Timo - The Engima Birth (Frontiers Music 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: )
· Toto - With A Little Help From My Friends (The Players Club/Mascot Label Group 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Townsend, Devin - Devolution Series #2 - Galactic Quarantine (InsideOut Music 2021-06-25, CD/BR; add'l notes: Also 2LP+CD+digital)
· Unanimated - In The Forest Of Dreaming Dead (Century Media 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Van Canto - To The Power Of Eight (Napalm Records 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: Also LP - green vinyl)
· Venomous Concept - Poisoned Apple (Alone Records 2021-06-25, LP; add'l notes: )
· Vestamaran - Bungalow Rex (Apollon Records 2021-06-18, CD; add'l notes: Also LP and digital)
· Withered - Verloren (Season Of Mist 2021-06-25, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wristmeetrazor - Replica Of A Strange Love (Prosthetic Records 2021-06-11, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Yumbo - The Fruit Of Errata (Morr Music 2021-06-04, CD; add'l notes: )
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JULY


· Ankhara - Premonicion (Art Gates Records 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Apokalyptischen Reiter, Die - The Divine Horsemen (Nuclear Blast 2021-07-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· At The Gates - The Nightmare Of Being (Century Media 2021-07-02, CD; add'l notes: Also LP; dlx ed - 2LP, 3CD artbook w/poster + digital)
· Big City - Testify X (Frontiers Music 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Crippled Black Phoenix - Painful Reminder / Dead Is Dead (EP) (Season Of Mist 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Deathcvlt - Deathcvlt (My Kingdom Music 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Domination Campaign - Onward To Glory (Prosthetic Records 2021-07-09, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Dream Theater - Lost But Not Forgotten Archives: A Dramatic Tour Of Events - Select Board Mixes (InsideOut Music 2021-07-23, CD; add'l notes: 2CD, 3LP+2CD)
· Erdve - Savigaila (Season Of Mist 2021-07-23, CD; add'l notes: )
· Erra, Giancarlo - Departure Tapes (Kscope Music 2021-07-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hardline - Heart, Mind and Soul (Frontiers Music 2021-07-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hitchcock, Toby - Changes (Frontiers Music 2021-07-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· If These Trees Could Talk - Above The Earth, Below The Sky (Metal Blade 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· If These Trees Could Talk - Red Forest (Metal Blade 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· If These Trees Could Talk - The Bones Of A Dying World (Metal Blade 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Inner Stream - Stain The Sea (Frontiers Music 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· L.A. Guns - Cocked & Loaded Live (Frontiers Music 2021-07-09, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lord Of The Lost - Judas (Napalm Records 2021-07-02, CD; add'l notes: )
· Lords Of Altamont, The - Midnight To 666 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: Reissue. Also CD and digital)
· Lords Of Altamont, The - Tune In, Turn On, Electrify! (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Malmsteen, Yngwie - Parabellum (Mascot Records 2021-07-23, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Malmsteen, Yngwie - Blue Lightning (Mascot Records 2021-07-23, LP; add'l notes: Reissue)
· Mayhem - Atavstic Black Disorder / Kommando (EP) (Century Media 2021-07-09, CD; add'l notes: dlx ed incl LP+CD+Digital more)
· Mondo Generator - Live At Bronson (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-07-02, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Nanowar Of Steel - Italian Folk Metal (Napalm Records 2021-07-21, CD; add'l notes: Also LP)
· Oliveri, Nick - N.O. Hits At All Vol. 7 (Heavy Psych Sounds 2021-07-02, LP; add'l notes: Also CD and digital)
· Ophidian I - Desolate (Season Of Mist 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Paradise Lost - At The Mill (Nuclear Blast 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Paradise Lost - The Anatomy Of Melancholy (Alone Records 2021-07-09, LP; add'l notes: 2LP)
· Pessimist - Slaughtering The Faithful (Season Of Mist 2021-07-16, LP; add'l notes: Reissue w/bonus)
· Powerwolf - Call Of The Wild (Napalm Records 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: Also deluxe digital download via Bandcamp)
· Resurrection Kings - Skygazer (Frontiers Music 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Rian - Twenty-Three (Frontiers Music 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Tragedy - Disco Balls To The Wall (Napalm Records 2021-07-30, CD; add'l notes: Best of comp of their covers; also avail as 2LP)
· Vandor - On A Moonlit Night (Scarlet Records 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
· Wizardthrone - Hypercube Necrodimensions (Napalm Records 2021-07-16, CD; add'l notes: )
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AUGUST


· Brainstorm - Wall Of Skulls (AFM Records 2021-08-20, CD; add'l notes: )
· Caravan - Who Do You Think We Are? (Madfish Records 2021-08-20, CD; add'l notes: 37CD set (ltd to 2500 worldwide) - official studio/live, prev. unrel live perf, a BR, DVD...)
· Gost - Rites Of Love And Reverence (Century Media 2021-08-13, CD; add'l notes: also LP+CD+Digital)
· Helicopter Of The Holy Ghost, The - Afters (Kscope Music 2021-08-13, CD; add'l notes: )
· Hooded Menace - The Tritonus Bell (Season Of Mist 2021-08-27, CD; add'l notes: )
· Trifecta - Fragments (Kscope Music 2021-08-20, CD; add'l notes: )
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SEPTEMBER


· A Pale Horse Named Death - Infernum In Terra (Long Branch Records 2021-09-24, CD; add'l notes: Also 2LP)
· Andrew W.K. - God Is Partying (Napalm Records 2021-09-10, CD; add'l notes: )
· Forgetting The Memories - Vemod (Long Branch Records 2021-09-24, CD; add'l notes: )
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NOVEMBER


· Ritual - Glimpses From The Story Of Mr. Bogd (EP) (Tempus Fugit 2021-11-27, CD; add'l notes: )
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DECEMBER


· Dragonfly - Domine XV (Art Gates Records 2021-12-01, CD; add'l notes: Re-recorded version of Domine by current lineup, plus)
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